The Pleasures of the Damned: Poems, [Charles Bukowski] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. To his legions of fans, Charles. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. Bukowski’s chatty free verse (and fiction) about disappointment, drunkenness, racetracks. Buy The Pleasures of the Damned: Selected Poems Main by Charles Bukowski (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low.

Author: Yoshura Tojara
Country: Somalia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Life
Published (Last): 9 September 2017
Pages: 341
PDF File Size: 9.47 Mb
ePub File Size: 18.82 Mb
ISBN: 388-1-30772-809-4
Downloads: 48210
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Mazumuro

Finally I decided to dip my toe in to his poetry “Women” still sits on my shelf, unread. In addition there is a ratio of about 1 decent poem to 15 filler poems. Jul 04, Christopher rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book.

New Selected Poems of W. May 14, Ryan rated it did not like it.

The Pleasures of the Damned – Charles Bukowski – – Allen & Unwin – Australia

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jun 02, Gordon rated it really liked it. Settings Tips on technique 3: Let me start by oc I totally understand and agree with the hype surrounding Charles Bukowski even if most of said hype is coming from a bunch of adolescents on Tumblr who most likely don’t have much life experience or at least don’t have enough life experience to sympathize with Mister Bukowski’s way of life not that I am dictating who should or shouldn’t read this as I think everyone should!

For bukowwki most part, I was disappointed. Temporarily unavailable from this website, please try another retailer.

The Pleasures of the Damned Quotes

Dwmned single word was so heavy, so emphatic, yet so simple. Perhaps my favourite line from his poetry is from his poem entitled plsasures leaders,please” which discusses the idea of being ever changing in order to “stay out of the clutches of mediocrity”. Point of view Tips on technique 4: Here’s hoping your 4 horse eventually came in, and that you found yourself a clean well- lighted place.


He just tells it like it is.

The Pleasures of the Damned

Really dig the mundane topics he often wrote about, like a poetic Harvey Pekar. The man is not a misogynist. Refresh and try again. Nov 25, Craven rated it it was ok. What a life he had!! Nov 05, Eslam rated it it plaesures amazing. I’m not sure whether that was because I read sections of this rather quickly without a pause, or maybe, he just happens to have that effect on his lpeasures. I am glad that beings like you have existed and have breathed a breath of fresh air into verse.

This sucks on such a high number of levels, it’s almost comical. Open Preview See a Problem? No fancy wording or clever rhymes.

Someone told me his editor was responsible for all that stuff, so maybe it’s not his fault. His first book of poetry was published in ; he went on pleasutes publish more than forty-five books of poetry and prose, including PulpScreams from the Balconyand The Last Night of the Earth Poems Bukowskis Ton ist nie abwertend oder hoffnungslos.

The Pleasures of the Damned is a selection of the best poetry from America’s most iconic and imitated poet, Charles Bukowski. Point of view Tips on technique 4: This was my first major exposure to Bukowski.

We get given a tour, if you like of things that existed in his life, and how exactly he feels about those things.


The Pleasures of the Damned Quotes by Charles Bukowski

There’s no need to say anything else. I don’t know about this life.

His observations are as blunt as a hammer, he is merciless where as many have showed him mercy. Bukowski lives his life; he drinks, he smokes, he has sex with ugly whores, he pays his rent, and he feels sorry Charles Bukowski, where to begin.

Now, I’ve got to admit here that so much, so far, is explained in the back of the book, but I figured that with words I had the time to cover the blurb. I understand that there is a recent shift toward multiculturalism, but this has not aged well at all. I eventually tried to ignore them and just ran the lines together on the fly however they sounded right to me. New Selected Poems of W. Sometimes people watc I bought a book of Charles Bukowski’s poems a couple days ago. I wasn’t able to read this book in one sitting because Bukowski needs to savored.

Dec 28, His language is so simple and raw and times that no blade could cut any deeper. From a canonical standpoint, it is amazing to me that anyone especially women would ever read this trash.